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Re: USS Maryland in dry dock 1941
Not sure this is the image you are thinking of, this is a close crop of a much larger photo dated 4 June 1941. From RG 71-CA-box-173-folder-1
This is the USS Maryland in dry dock at Puget Sound in late June/ early July 1941. When she left Pearl Harbor for Puget Sound for a refit she was the last Battleship yet to be painted into MS-1. Every other Battleship had already transitioned into MS-1. When she entered this dry dock her massive torpedo bulges were installed and she began her transition into MS-1 camo. Here is a good look at the bulge and nearly everything but her turrets/barbettes have been repainted.
Here is another look at her in dry dock dated June 18, 1941 before the painting into MS-1 started.
Rick Davis found a pick of her at Pearl just before leaving for the States showing her as the only BB not in MS-1. Rick, if you are reading this, can you repost that pic?
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